Rizal sa Dapitan (lit. Rizal in Dapitan), is a 1997 film adaptation of life of the Filipino national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, starring Albert Martinez as Jose Rizal and Amanda Page as Josephine Bracken, the screenplay is by Pete Lacaba.
Jose Rizal (Martinez) was exiled in Dapitan in 1892, and he began adapting to his new home. He helped the local residents by offering free education to all children, befriending his student Jose Asiniero (Hernando), and rendering his services as a doctor, including treating his mother, Doña Teodora Alonzo (Carpio), who visited him with his sisters Maria (Pangilinan) and Narcisa (Dumpit).
He met his fiancée Josephine Bracken (Page) who brought her blinded stepfather George Taufer (Holmes) but later on she left him for her beloved Rizal. They decide to marry, but are refused a Church wedding on political grounds. The couple settles for a common-law marriage despite initial opposition from Rizal's family, and have a stillborn son Rizal names Francisco. The film closes with Rizal leaving Dapitan as the locals mourn him. An epilogue explains Rizal's intent to work in Cuba and subsequent arrest, his execution and its birthing the Philippine Revolution.